Braxton - boys name

Braxton name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 77%

Braxton name meaning:

The name Braxton is of English origin and has a relatively modern usage. It is primarily considered a surname turned given name. Braxton is derived from the Old English words "bræc" and "tun", which mean "settlement" or "enclosure" and "town", respectively. Therefore, the name Braxton can be interpreted to mean "town of the pants" or "settlement where trousers are made."

Although the literal meaning of Braxton may not hold much significance in terms of its symbolism or deeper cultural connotations, it remains a strong and masculine name. It carries a sense of stability, as it is associated with a settled community or town. Additionally, Braxton may evoke a sense of craftsmanship or industry, as it is linked to the making of trousers or pants. Overall, the name Braxton is often chosen for boys to convey a sense of strength, tradition, and possibly a nod to their English heritage.

Origin: English

Brock's town.



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Overall UK ranking: 1078 out of 4789

26 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (605)

Historical popularity of Braxton

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